Second consecutive year Canadian Tire and its Family of Companies have been named one of 'Canada's Top Employers for Young People'
TORONTO, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire Corporation has been named one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This honour was given in recognition of the Company's efforts in providing employment and development opportunities to students and recent graduates.
"It's a great honour to be recognized as one of Canada's top employers for young people," said Doug Nathanson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Canadian Tire Corporation. "This award speaks volumes about our collaborative culture, which is shaped by our strong leaders and dedicated employees. With tens of thousands of employees across Canada, Canadian Tire Corporation has a variety of programs in place to support our growing team, including our young people, and ensure our employees are passionate about what they do and are given the opportunity to advance in their roles."
First published in 2002, Canada's Top Employers for Young People competition is organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation's best benefits for younger workers. The employers on this list are Canada's leaders in attracting and retaining younger employees to their organizations.
For the full list of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2014, visit http://www.CanadasTop100.com/young_people
About Canadian Tire Corporation
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX:CTC.A) (TSX:CTC) or "CTC," is a family of businesses that includes a retail segment, a financial services division, CT REIT and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, CTC's affiliated national charity that is dedicated to removing financial barriers so kids across Canada can participate in sports and physical activities. Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal categories. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear, and FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport, Pro Hockey Life and Atmosphere), which offers the best active wear brands. The nearly 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division and the approximately tens of thousands of people employed across the Company. For more information, visit corp.canadiantire.ca.
SOURCE: CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED
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